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Boat dealers sell new or used boats, or both, in combination with other activities, such as repair services. They may also sell new or used boat engines, trailers, marine supplies, and parts and accessories. A single dealer may sell several brands of boats and boats of different sizes and types. ranging from personal watercraft to large yachts.
Denison Yacht Sales said it has opened a Daytona Beach office, the company’s sixth location in Florida.
Some dealers are reporting a strong start to the boating season and several say they are seeing attendance at events such as open houses and small boat shows far exceed expectations.
Registration is open for the 2016 ICOMIA World Marinas Conference, which is set for Nov. 17-19 in Amsterdam.
Among the changes that West Marine CEO Matt Hyde has shepherded in his four years at the helm of the marine retail giant was the introduction this spring of the Marine Electronics Expo.
Retail is undergoing the biggest change it has seen in more than a generation as demographics shift, mobile devices are increasingly used for shopping and millennials enter the work force.
The Palumbo Group is expanding its management team and its footprint with a new marketing manager and an acquisition in Spain.
MarineMax St. Petersburg, Fla., in cooperation with the city of Gulfport, will present the first boat show to be held during the annual South Pasadena Block Party on Saturday.
West Marine announced the winners of its inaugural World Oceans Day Bag Design Contest.
Freedom Boat Club is hosting an All on Deck party Saturday for the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of America in Florida.
EASTPOINT, Fla. — In the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida Panhandle, flats boats and bay boats account for a healthy chunk of the recreational craft on the water.